abduct definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To carry off by power; kidnap.
    • Physiology To draw out of the midline of this body or from an adjacent part or limb.
    • To eliminate surreptitiously by power; to transport away (a human being) wrongfully and in most cases by violence; to kidnap.
    • To draw away, as a limb or any other component, from its ordinary place.
  • others:
    • to guide away or carry off surreptitiously or by force; kidnap.
    • In physiology, to move or draw away (a limb) through the axis of body, or (a digit) through the axis associated with limb: opposed to adduct.
  • verb:
    • take away to an undisclosed location against their particular might and in most cases to be able to extract a ransom
    • take away from human anatomy

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